WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The White House released draft legislation on Friday that would give consumers more control over how the trail of data they leave behind them on the internet is used, stored and sold. President Barack Obama has made cybersecurity a major focus in the wake of high-profile hacks at companies such as Sony Pictures Anthem Inc and Target Corp..» Read More
Google has taking its first step to comply with a European court ruling on privacy. Patrick Keane, Sharethrough president, discusses whether the new ability for its European users to remove unflattering search results and whether it will make it way to U.S. users.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Morgan Brennan and Dominic Chu, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Apple is taking over the home.
Facebook announced that posts from new users will only be shared with their "friends" unless they change the default settings and choose "public."
EBay says 145 million user records have been breached. CNBC.com consumer reporter Kelli B. Grant, shares two stories, including the smartest ways to protect your data online.
Airbnb and the New York Attorney General have reached an agreement over privacy, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Which tech companies do you trust when it comes to privacy? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discuss a new study from the "Electronic Frontier Foundation" that measured more than 2 dozen companies.
Google received take-down requests after Europe's top court ruled that subjects have the 'right to be forgotten,' a source said.
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says the revelations of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency is a "huge scandal" and the government is "out of control".
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss what companies must do to understand the barriers facing women in the workplace.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss how her company plans to personalize marketing and keep teen users.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explains how her company plans to expand its app business while maintaining privacy for users.
Advertisers know they can buy ads on Facebook and get great returns, says Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, talking with CNBC's Julia Boorstin about the company's plans to grow their advertising business and protect consumer privacy.
NBC News Richard Engel reports from Sochi, saying many facilities are being built last minute. Also, Engel provides insight into the surveillance at the Olympics.
Data protection has become a "selling argument" highlights Viviane Reding, European Commission vice president, as negotiations between U.S. and European leaders for online privacy regulations begin.
A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.
Stephen Boyer, BitSight Technologies co-founder, explains how BitSight is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's address about changes in the National Security Agency's surveillance program.
President Obama addresses the government's controversial program of collecting bulk telephone metadata.
President Obama discusses the government's plans to protect the American people while maintaining U.S. civil liberties.